Janjapuka, Jañjapūka: 6 definitions
Janjapuka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक).—a. Muttering prayers repeatedly.
-kaḥ An ascetic, or devotee (who mutters prayers); cf. P.III. 2.166; जञ्जपूकोऽक्षमालावान् (jañjapūko'kṣamālāvān) ...... Bk.5.61.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Muttering repeatedly. 2. Muttering evil prayers or charms. m.
(-kaḥ) An ascetic, a devotee, one who does so. E. jap to mutter, reiterative form ūka aff. japa-yaṅ ūka . atiśayajapaśīleSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक):—mfn. (√jap, [Intensive] [Pāṇini 3-2, 1 66]) muttering prayers repeatedly, [Harṣacarita]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Muttering much. m. An ascetic.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक):—(vom intens. von jap) adj. beständig Gebete hermurmelnd [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 2. 166.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 153.]
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